The Chestnut Grille & Lounge

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Contemporary, Distinctive New England Cuisine

Summer Hours, Wednesday-Sunday 5-9:00 pm

 ‘Bee Happy Hour’, Wednesday-Friday, 5:00-7:00 pm

1/2 off ‘Well’ Cocktails, $5 wine and complimentary nosh

Daily Specials


Restaurant Closed, Open Boules at 6:00 through May 


Bee Happy Hour 5-7:00 pm, Dinner & Lounge 5-9:00 pm


Bee Happy Hour 5-7:00 pm, Three Course dinner for two with bottle of wine for $75

Friday & Saturday

Dinner & Lounge 5-9:00 pm


Dinner & Lounge 5-9:00 pm

The Chestnut Grille and Lounge

Join us for dinner, or  relax with a cocktail in our lounge .Whether you’re coming in for a casual meal  or a special celebration in one of our beautiful dining areas,  the Chestnut Grille and Lounge is the perfect choice for any occasion. Our menu changes weekly; focusing on the most fresh, local and seasonal ingredients that the Connecticut River Valley has to offer.

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Sample Dinner Menu

Starters & Salads

Soup of the Day, MP

Baby Arugula-Goats Cheese
Yellow Tear Drop Tomatoes/Shaved Fennel/Red Onion/Red Wine Vinaigrette 13

Roasted Red Pepper/Goat Cheese/Truffle Vinaigrette 14

Traditional Caesar
Romaine Hearts/Shaved Parmesan/White Anchovy/Ciabatta 11

P.E.I Mussels
Pancetta/Onion/Garlic/Cherry Tomatoes/Crostini 15

Tuna TarTar
Ahi Tuna/Sesame/Popcorn Shoots/Ginger/Cucumber 15

Long River Farm Greens
Toasted Pistachios/Garden Chive Vinaigrette 9


Herb Grilled Hangar Steak
Truffle Smashed New Potatoes/Grilled Asparagus/White Balsamic Reduction 32

 Long Island Duck Breast 
Morello Cherry Demi Glace/Warm Beluga Lentil Salad/Purple Cauliflower 32

Pan Roasted Atlantic Salmon ‘Nicoise’
Heirloom Tomato/Olive/Chopped Egg/French Beans/Fresh Basil 27

Seared Sea Scallops
Spring Pea Risotto/Cippolini Onions/Applewood Bacon/Chive-Truffle Aioli 28

Yellowfin Tuna, Daikon Slaw
Avocado/Ponzu/Sesame/Quinoa 30

Coffee Rubbed Pork Tenderloin

Roasted Rhubarb Farro Tabouleh/Sweet Chili Honey/Radicchio Slaw

All Natural Chicken Breast 25
Ramp Pesto/Sauteed Broccoli Rabe/Yukon Gold Potatoes

All Selections 7

Brussels Sprouts
pancetta/lemon zest

Broccoli Rabe
Roasted Garlic/Olive Oil

Wild Mushrooms
Truffle Oil/Cremini/Oyster



The Chestnut Grille is always serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner for parties of 20 or more, seven days a week. Enjoy a private dinner in this gracious home; voted one of the best restaurants in Old Lyme CT. Please contact us for more information.